This AI generated video was made free with D-ID and ChatGPT. It took about 5 minutes to create, from start to finish. I call this story “Rhonda the Dancer.”
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It looks like I’m working around some botched plastic surgery and there’s a little bit of an uncanny valley element to it, but other than that, the output is pretty incredible.
We’re not too far from being able to use artificial intelligence to automatically feed entire YouTube channels. And with a bit more training, I’m sure the generative AI would move my lips in a more realistic manner.
99% of the story you see below is written by artificial intelligence in Sudowrite. The voice narration is an AI clone of my voice created by the free plan of resemble.ai. I provided the first two sentences and the part about the ice cream, and Sudowrite did the rest.
When I started in digital circa 2008, few people thought of privacy. They posted content to social media publicly, mostly for friends and family.
As Instagram’s monthly active users start to decline, we’re seeing the official death of connection-based social media. Instead, we see a bevvy of TikTokers saying something to the effect of, “If you know me in real life, don’t follow me.”
Social media is performative in a new way. Welcome of the new creator era, where people are creating for strangers and instead of watching TV, people are tuning into TikTok. [continue reading…]
SEOs started complaining about movement in the SERPs on November 1st but Google didn’t announce a formal update until November 17th. At one point Google said the update was complete, but volatility continued. Google said they were working on multiple things, but where did we land?
The update will hit when people update their phones to iOS 15 this Fall. Much like the iOS 14 update that wrecked Facebook tracking, iPhone users will have the option to opt in or out of email tracking.
There comes a time in every startup when, as a founder, you realize your business idea isn’t going to be as easy to execute as you imagined. The feeling is excruciating, but it doesn’t mean this is the end.
I started my digital nomad journey in Seoul more than five years ago and never looked back. Since life has a magical way of tending to your dreams, I turned my lifestyle into something solid by becoming a European and Singaporean resident.